• Pigmented border of the toe as a consistent landmark to the digital nerve

    30 days ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    The aim of a nerve block is to infiltrate around the nerve without damaging the nearby structures and the nerve itself.1 Thus, a sound knowledge of the regional anatomy of the digital nerve is essential to conduct a safe and effective ring block. Studies on the digital nerves of the toe and its applied anatomy in surgical practice are sparse, and there are no clinically utilizable standard anatomical landmarks available to locate digital nerves of toes to date. Therefore, the objective of the study was to identify a consistent surface landmark for the digital nerves based on the pigmented...
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